Britain closes final forward base in Afghanistan

UK Ministry of Defence [MoD]
Posted: 05/11/2014

Defence Secretary Philip Hammond has visited Afghanistan to mark the latest milestone in the drawdown of UK forces. Mr Hammond was in the country to witness the closure of Observation Post Sterga, the last remaining forward base to be used by UK troops. The closure of Sterga means that the only UK troops remaining in Helmand are at Camp

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